WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2007

Maternity Leave Change for Small Businesses on Hold for Months

12:00AM
December
3, 2007

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission’s new rule, requiring most small businesses to offer at least 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave, is on hold for at least three months.

Some Buckeye football fans book trips to Big Easy, others cancel plans altogether

12:00AM
December
3, 2007

Speculation turned into confirmation Sunday night for Ohio State football fans when the Bowl Championship Series games were announced. This is the second year in a row the Bucks will have a shot at bringing home a national title. While Sunday’s announcement prompted many OSU fans to buy bowl packages, it caused others to request a refund.

Environmentalists Critical of AMP Ohio Plan for Coal Fired Power Plant

12:00AM
December
3, 2007

American Municipal Power Company provides energy to customers in more than 100 cities and towns throughout Ohio.

Researchers In Columbus Assess Diabetes Impact

12:00AM
December
3, 2007

While much of the world medical community took measure of the fight against world AIDS during the week-end, an estimated 600 researchers, public health officials and non-profit advocates were in Columbus for a global summit on diabetes. A disease which health officials predict will cause the same number of deaths this year as H-I-V Aids.